Wilsons Auctions line up OVER 300 Lots for Upcoming LiveBid Bord na Móna Auction

On Saturday 6th November, over 300 Lots including over 80 tractors, peat harvesting equipment, Locomotives, dozers, trailers, tyres and much more are available at auction

Wilsons Auctions is getting ready for the next specialist offsite auction on behalf of Bord na Móna. All Lots are located at Bord na Móna’s Derrygrenagh site and Wilsons Auctions’ Dublin will be hosting the auction with online bidding only. Conducted with a live auctioneer, this will give bidders a virtual online auction experience.

Now with over 300 Lots of machinery and equipment available, all interested bidders are recommended to view and register early to avoid disappointment.

Viewing will be strictly by appointment only running for four days from Monday 1st November to Thursday 4th November, 10am until 4pm each day.

There are approximately 80 tractors including a range of models from 1996 to 2012. Some of the most powerful tractors in the world will be going under the hammer including New Holland, John Deere, Massey Ferguson and Ford.

Historic locomotives are available to bid on in the upcoming auction. Built between 1963 and 1986, these locomotives were often seen as working peat trains on Bord na Móna’s 3ft gauge railway network. Unique and perfect for collectors who are interested in these one-of-a-kind items.

Other assets available in this offsite auction includes a range of specialist assets such as dozers, peat equipment, tyres and much more.

Shanta Lawlor, Offsite Auction Manager said, "We are delighted to be offering a huge range of assets on behalf of Bord na Móna again. The surplus stock available at auction includes high powered tractors to historic assets to machinery and equipment to much more.

It is great to be involved in the re-marketing process of assets like this. Many of these will be recycled and put back to use across many different fields of work.

I would encourage everyone to register as early as possible for online bidding ahead of the auction on 6th November. This is an auction not to be missed!”


CLICK HERE to view the auction catalogue and more information

The LiveBid auctions will be available to the general public, allowing them to bid online with a live auctioneer. All Lots can be viewed online and interested bidders can register through the Wilsons Auctions website. Please register no later than 24 hours before the auction starts. To arrange a viewing appointment or for more details call 01 464 2800 or email dublin@wilsonsauctions.com.

Live tractor or machinery video walk arounds are available on request for registered bidders. Recorded videos of the machines and tractors running will be available for anyone who would like to see them prior to auction.

Wilsons Auctions is a family-owned business that has grown to become the largest independent auction company in Ireland and the UK. Established in 1936, it specialises in plant and machinery and agricultural equipment and has over 85 years of auctioneering experience in this industry across Ireland and further afield.

With over 3,100 auctions held annually across the group, Wilsons Auctions’ Dublin branch holds over 60 specialist plant and commercial vehicle auctions annually, with commercial vehicle auctions every Thursday and twice monthly plant, machinery, agricultural, HGV and equipment auctions.

For further information go to www.wilsonsauctions.com, follow on Facebook @wilsonsauctionsltd or go to @wilsonsauctions on Twitter and Instagram.

Established to support the State’s economic progress and security of energy supply Bord na Móna is an Irish, semi-state climate solutions company helping lead Ireland towards a climate neutral future. Bord na Móna’s mission has four core elements: Provide Ireland with sustainable energy from renewable sources at scale; Effectively rehabilitate its peatlands; Deliver world-class waste and resource recovery solutions and help Ireland reimagine how it engages with climate action.  In  2020 Bord na Móna launched a €126m  Peatland Climate Action Scheme, which will harness the natural power of peatlands to secure a store of over 100m tonnes of carbon in perpetuity, cut emissions, and capture millions of tonnes more in the coming years. The company also raised €1.6billion to fund a series of major climate focused projects across its 200,000 acre landholding. By 2030, Bord na Móna will be able to supply a third of Irish homes with renewable energy. Eighty percent of all Bord na Móna’s operations is now focused on renewable energy production, recycling, peatland rehabilitation, and sustainable product development.

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